Synonyms of 'generality'
1 generalizationDictionary, abstraction, sweeping statement
He avoided this tricky question and talked in generalities.
2 impreciseness, vagueness, looseness
There are problems with this definition, given its level of generality.
the vagueness of the language used in the text
lack of detail
lack of preciseness
3 majorityDictionary, most, mass
When the generality of the electorate is doing badly, the mood is pessimisitic.
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An abstraction is a general idea rather than one relating to a particular object, person, or situation.
Is it worth fighting in the name of an abstraction?
The breadth of something is its quality of consisting of or involving many different things.
The breadth of his knowledge filled me with admiration.
Thesaurus for generality from the Collins English Thesaurus
A generality is a general statement that covers a range of things, rather than being concerned with specific instances .